A holiday tradition in Germany and surrounding areas, Christmas takes over many of the most famous European cities and destinations with the many Christmas Markets that are erected in the city centers, everywhere from Dresden to Tallinn. The experience of a European Christmas Market is magical, and surreal… Travel along with us as we browse the many Christmas Markets of Europe…
Whether shopping for gifts or holiday decorations, there is no better place to shop than in the many Christmas Markets that arise every winter across Germany, Bavaria, and across Europe. These magical holiday markets pop-up throughout the cities as Christmas approaches; a classical way of Christmas shopping, these markets have everything you need for a perfect Christmas — everything from Stollen Cake to Decorations to Toys!
Just like a shopping mall, these European Christmas Markets attract a multitude of shoppers and browsers to their goods. Not only is this market used for gift-shopping and decorations, but is a seasonal market for goods, cakes and delicacies that are usually only found in the winter months.
Pastries, Cookies, Stollen Cake and other sweets are the staple of the Christmas Markets…
Take A Quick Tour of Our Favorite European Christmas Markets Below:
Annaberg-Buchholz Christmas Market — Germany
Magdeburg Christmas Market — Germany
Innsbruck Christmas Market — Austria
Christmas in Tallinn — Estonia
Christmas Market in Frankfurt — Germany
Christmas fair in Stockholm, Sweden
Christmas Market Augsburg — Germany
Kufstein Christmas Market — Austria
Riga, Latvia — Christmas Market
Not only are these markets used as a gathering place for goods to be bought and sold, but they are used as a community gathering place; in-which many can share the spirit of Christmas. Every year, the Christmas markets return with their goods and goodies, and that signifies the beginning of Christmas on so many European towns.